Jason Evert Weighs In On How Far Is Too Far During The Kiss Of Peace

November 13, 2018 by  
Filed under Parish Life


Earlier this week at the Franciscan University of Steubenville, well-known chastity speaker and writer Jason Evert gave a presentation to hundreds of college students with his new talk,  “How Far is Too Far During the Kiss of Peace.”

In his talk, Evert went over a wide variety of subjects in regards to living a life of chastity, but focusing on how not to give in to temptation during the Mass, which he called “one of the worst places to take things to another level.”

“The Sign of Peace is simply meant to signify a blessing upon the recipient that peace be with them,” Evert told those gathered in the crowded auditorium. “A properly administered Sign of Peace frees a person to love and to be receptive to love. It’s neither the place nor the time for tongue—especially with strangers. The Sign of Peace, or what some call the Kiss of Peace is just that. Call it what you will, but do not call it the Neck of Peace. But society today pressures young Catholics, and makes it more confusing than it needs to be. But we are not of the world. We are not called to slip tongue to the people to the right and left of us as Hollywood would have us do.”

Evert ended his talk with an explanation of the word “Sexigesma” and why it may not mean what you think it does.